Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Epidemiology (in the Sergievsky Center)
The Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Department of Neurology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) are seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Professor level or above (tenure track), with joint appointment in the Department of Epidemiology at Mailman School of Public Health, CUIMC. Since its inception in 1977, the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center has integrated clinical, epidemiologic and genetic research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The Center’s research is focused on diseases of the brain and nervous system throughout the life course with the mission to find the causes of these disabling disorders by investigating human populations at risk.
The Center is seeking candidates with expertise in neuroepidemiology with a specific focus on epilepsy, cerebral palsy and/or related disorders. We are interested in candidates who will develop independent research to expand and strengthen the Center’s current research on these topics. Candidates should have post-doctoral research experience and training in epidemiology, and a strong record of scholarly achievement. The ideal candidate is expected to have a successful record of extramurally-funded research, or to demonstrate potential to obtain extramural research funding. Candidates should possess excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills. Enthusiasm for teaching and mentoring a new generation of scientists and practitioners of epidemiology will also be highly advantageous for prospective candidates. Diversity and inclusion are key values of the departments involved and will be considered in hiring decisions.
Minimum Degree Required
Doctoral degree in epidemiology or related field (PhD, ScD, DrPH, MD, or equivalent)
Postdoctoral training or experience required. Strong publication record and demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring are required. An established record, or clear future promise, of leading extramurally funded projects is essential, as is a demonstrated enthusiasm for the impact that their research, teaching, and service can and should have on the public’s health.